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October 12 - 16:   Homecoming Week-Click for details on daily activities 
October 17:  Homecoming Dance,.  Durango Main Mall 8:00 p.m.
October 14:   PSAT Testing Date
October 15:  Last day to order Yearbooks online for discounted price of $55.. ( Click Here to Order)
November 16, 17:  2:45 - 6:30 p.m.:   Parent Teacher Conferences.  (Check this website and Daily Announcements in October for online sign up instructions)

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The PSAT test will be given to interested sophomores and juniors on October 14th,  from 8am-11am.  The PSAT is given to inform students on how well they could do on the SAT, AP classes, and other college entrance exams.  For juniors, the PSAT is a qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship Program.  There are only 25 exams available for sophomores and 45 for juniors, which on a first come, first served basis.  The fee is $15, and paying the fee will get you signed up.  Please see Ms. Wood in the counseling office to sign up and pay.  Deadline for registration is October 7.

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September 21:  Open House - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  
DHS Counselors will provide an informational session for 9th and 10th grade parents and those parents new to the district during the evening of Open House-Monday, September 21st from 6:30-7:30 in the DHS Auditorium
Homecoming Week:  October 12 - 17

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Want your voice to be heard? The Durango Youth Engagement Program (YEP) is taking applications for high schoolers to serve as youth representatives. The YEP allows students to become involved in various aspects of the Durango community by serving as the youth representative on various city of Durango Boards and Commissions (list is on page 2 of the application).

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The Durango-La Plata County Airport is hosting an “Aviation Celebration” on Saturday, September 12, 2015, from 10 am to 4 pm. The “Aviation Celebration” is a free community event at which the public is invited to view and learn about numerous military, private, and emergency aircraft.

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Demons
  • Colors: Red and White
  • Students: 1052
  • Teachers: 92
  • Support Staff: 32

Our Mission

The mission of Durango High School, a community-based partnership, is to ensure each student develops the positive character attributes and academic excellence necessary to compete and contribute in the global community, by providing tailored, engaging, and relevant educational opportunities within a safe and healthy environment.

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